William Edwin Montgomery (1879 - 1918)

William Edwin Montgomery
1879 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
William Edwin Montgomery was born around 1879. He died on June 27, 1918 at 39 years of age.

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William Edwin Montgomery

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William

Middle name

Edwin

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Male

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Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension Iv. L. 58., in France

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Service number: 409768
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: Canadian Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Tunnelling Coy.

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William Edwin Montgomery died on June 27, 1918 at 39 years of age. He was buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension Iv. L. 58., France. He was born around 1879. There is no information about William's surviving family.
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1879 - 1918 World Events

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In 1879, in the year that William Edwin Montgomery was born, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1881, when he was merely 2 years old, on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

In 1890, when he was just 11 years old, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1909, when he was 30 years old, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1918, in the year of William Edwin Montgomery's passing, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

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around 1874 - Sep 15, 1916
around 1917 - Oct 19, 1941
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1898 - Jul 19, 1916
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around 1874 - Sep 15, 1916
around 1917 - Oct 19, 1941
Unknown - Apr 11, 1917
around 1882 - Mar 13, 1915
around 1909 - Jul 23, 1944
around 1862 - Aug 3, 1919
around 1898 - Jul 28, 1916
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